Easy Cheesy Slow Cooker Grits

Easy Cheesy Slow Cooker Grits

Servings 10
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 2 cups yellow stone ground grits
  • 1 32-oz low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups light whipping cream
  • 1 8-oz Onion & Chive Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper or to taste
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese divided
  • 2 Tbsp butter


  • Spray the bottom and sides of a 6-quart oval slow cooking lightly with cooking spray.
  • Whisk together the chicken broth, whipping cream, cream cheese, garlic salt and pepper. Add the grits and 2 cups shredded cheese. Mix well.
  • Pour into the slow cooker, stir to evenly distribute the grits.
  • Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours, stopping to stir periodically (Once after cooking for 2 hours then every hour or so thereafter, if possible) Cook until the grits are tender.
  • Uncover and stir-in butter. Mix until melted.
  • Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top.
  • Let stand uncovered for 10 minutes prior to serving. Grits will thicken further as they cool.